Co-operative Education

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When Once Wasn’t Enough

Professional Development

If you are about to start applying for co-ops or trying to decide if another co-op term at the same organization is right for you, read about my experience of how a surprising situation can lead to a positive experience.

By: Kaylie Wong 2691 reads | 0 comments
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Grow Beyond Your Job

Co-operative Education

If you want to extract every opportunity from your co-op term, take these proactive steps to grow professionally beyond your job title. 

By: Mikaela Nuval 2791 reads | 0 comments
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Welcome Sessions, Onboarding, and the Handling of Snacks

OLC Blog

Linh shares her experience working in the HR department of a biotech firm.

By: Linh Nguyen 2774 reads | 0 comments
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From West to East: Why Students Must Push Their Boundaries

Professional Development

When opportunities in Vancouver were slim, I took the chance of embracing an experience on the other side of Canada, and in the process gained experience, networks, and memories that defined my final summer of university.

By: Mark Trendell-Jensen 2218 reads | 0 comments
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My Experience with Introversion and Impostor Syndrome

During the Work Term

Keep on reading below to learn how I succeeded in my co-op term as an introvert and overcame my impostor syndrome.

By: Sarah Saghah 4617 reads | 0 comments
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Working for a Start-Up

During the Work Term

See how I faced my fears and worked for a company I never would have imagined working for.

By: Claudia Mathieu 3133 reads | 0 comments
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Traveling with SFU NATO Club Cofounder, Cornel Turdeanu

SFU NATO Field School

Are you having a hard time deciding on whether or not to go on exchange or field school? Are you passionate about topics like national security, defense, and diplomacy? Find out what Cornel has to say about his experience with SFU NATO Club! 

By: Queenie Lei 4607 reads | 0 comments
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How Dating is like Interviewing and How to Conquer Both

Co-operative Education

Interviews can be a stressful event, full of anxiety and confusion. Much like the dating world, interviews are a first meeting where you are desperately hoping the other person will like you and vice versa. Here are some things to keep in mind for either situation.

By: Jessica Parsons 3528 reads | 0 comments
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Redefining the Modern Internship: Where Work and Sport Intersect

Marketing

My first Co-op was an invaluable experience as I dabbled in the world of social media marketing, blog writing, events management and much more!

By: Ashleen Bandesha 5711 reads | 0 comments
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Working in Germany with the International Paralympic Committee

Communication, Art and Technology

Written during Liz's time at her international Co-op with the International Paralympic Committee, learn how it was a dream come true as it helped her grow both professionally and personally.

By: Liz Montroy 2204 reads | 0 comments
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